Harmonograph by Tim Vincent-Smith

Harmonographic machines use pendular motion to make sounds and shapes.

Tim Vinvent-Smith will present some of his most recent machines at the 2015 Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire. This will include a sub bass generatorgraph made from computer hard drives, amplifier and oscilloscope, (spin the disks) a singer-sewing-machine-table pedal-powered, mechano pantograph (pedal the singer) and a prototype app which will eventually create 3d harmonographic images from the sound input of your mobile phone (sing and marvel).

See Tim speak about his recent work in an interview with Summerhall tv below:

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